Modica, Sicily

Modica is a beautiful little city in the Mountains, not far from Ragusa, and known for its Sicilian Baroque and its Chocolate. Grotesque masks, Balconies, archways, staircases/steps in the narrow alleys and streets leading further up the city,

In the scorching heat a lot of gelati, afternoons with my nose in the Modica Choclate and in the evening it was waiting to get a seat at the over crowded restaurants and soooooo worth it… oh Sicilian food 🙂 although I have to admit that for two days I had “pizza chips” for dinner; “tomato, cheese, origano and…. french fries”… seriously… on top of the pizza and it was damn tasty!

Baroque is something I will start looking at for Inspiration, I can write hours about Baroque Architecture but I will spare you all :), I just feel its something worth fashion wise to dig a bit deeper into… again…

The dress is Marc by Marc Jacobs, and the heels Zara, I think they are super comfi, I climbed about 1000 stairs/steps up on them, on these old city pavements with no problems, the stairs and hills down was well… let’s just say I’m happy I didn’t rolled all the way down 🙂

58 Comments on Modica

  1. LaurenSchoon
    August 28, 2009 at 12:15 am (10 years ago)

    What an adorable little dress! I love all the ruffles. I need to find some cool places like this to take pictures. Wish I had the money to go to Sicily! But there’s some old cathedrals in my area. Thanks for the inspiration!

    Lauren S

  2. Dylana
    August 28, 2009 at 12:27 am (10 years ago)

    What beautiful shots. Amazing architecture. You pull of beige and cremes amazingly! I love your fashion sense so much. So inspiring!

  3. Dannie
    August 28, 2009 at 1:17 am (10 years ago)

    im looooving the ruffles and lace
    and how its understated
    you never cease to inspire

  4. TheMinx
    August 28, 2009 at 1:20 am (10 years ago)

    I love how your outfit matches the colors of your surroundings. All the photos are beautiful 🙂

  5. ANN
    August 28, 2009 at 1:24 am (10 years ago)

    Ugh, I swear I get jealous every time you post. I want your entire closet!

  6. Anna G
    August 28, 2009 at 1:56 am (10 years ago)

    You are my hero. I could barely walk 100 feet to the metro while I wearing heels in Europe. Bravo!

  7. Laura Gerencser
    August 28, 2009 at 2:01 am (10 years ago)

    Love the edging and ruffle details!!

  8. Polished Sense
    August 28, 2009 at 2:45 am (10 years ago)

    So loving your booties! They are absolutely fabulous on you! Love them 😛


  9. Jenny
    August 28, 2009 at 3:26 am (10 years ago)

    Those shoes are PERFECT

  10. joy
    August 28, 2009 at 3:54 am (10 years ago)

    Everything looks so preserved there. Your outfit is modern Victorian.

    Joy D.

  11. noura.
    August 28, 2009 at 4:07 am (10 years ago)

    That dress is amazing.
    I’d love to get my hands on it.
    Looks gorgeous on you.

  12. Natalie
    August 28, 2009 at 5:28 am (10 years ago)

    You have such a quirky smile, i love it! and i’ve seen that marc dress before and i’ve always wanted it. u r flawless 🙂


  13. Nathalie
    August 28, 2009 at 5:48 am (10 years ago)

    So nice you’re in Sicily. My friends were there last week and they told me it was so hot there that you couldn’t wear anything except t-shirts and tops.
    Well, it’s quite hot also here, in the north part of Italy, in Romagna. So nice it’s sunny weather in the south, here’s coming bad weather from Germany-France.
    Have a nice holiday and EAT Cannoli! They’re really good and something of characteristic from Sicily, pizza comes from Napoli!

  14. Robine
    August 28, 2009 at 6:20 am (10 years ago)

    Onwijs mooi weer!

  15. Eva Ana
    August 28, 2009 at 6:36 am (10 years ago)

    aaa everything is so beige! me likey

  16. Amelia
    August 28, 2009 at 8:01 am (10 years ago)

    Perfect! I love these shoes since you showed them on blog, so I just had to buy the very same pair for me 😉

    August 28, 2009 at 8:37 am (10 years ago)

    beautiful architecture + beautiful outfit.


  18. ellevictoire
    August 28, 2009 at 10:09 am (10 years ago)

    the golden hues in all these pictures are so pretty. this place seems so magical – like in a different age! and you blend is so perfectly. those boots look very comfy indeed!

  19. PUNKIE
    August 28, 2009 at 11:16 am (10 years ago)

    woderful this time again!!!

  20. Shared closet
    August 28, 2009 at 1:18 pm (10 years ago)

    OMG!!!! you are super super super pretty!!! 🙂 I love the dress and the photos, and the colours, and the landeskape!!! haha

  21. Mcmaris
    August 28, 2009 at 1:30 pm (10 years ago)

    Everything here is gorgeous

  22. ModelWhispers
    August 28, 2009 at 2:00 pm (10 years ago)

    You fit perfectly in Sicilia.
    The dress and the architecture match perfectly hhehe.
    Just simply adore your style.

  23. dayna stephanie
    August 28, 2009 at 2:12 pm (10 years ago)

    oh my godddddd! i love the little lace dress & booties! ^.^ so, so, so cute. & i’m so jealous of you. i want to go to sicily!

  24. Anonymous
    August 28, 2009 at 2:16 pm (10 years ago)

    LOVELY! I would so love to be there!!
    Could you do a Q&A post sometime? 🙂

  25. devies
    August 28, 2009 at 2:58 pm (10 years ago)

    gorgeous as usual!



  26. assonnata
    August 28, 2009 at 3:00 pm (10 years ago)

    who cares about Sicily when these boots are so gorgeous! the ruffled dress looks great too

  27. Nine
    August 28, 2009 at 3:51 pm (10 years ago)

    Can you please tell me which html codes you have? Or from which site? Cause I’m looking for them for so long, but I can’t find this lay out of yours, that I totally love!!

  28. Autour de toi
    August 28, 2009 at 4:46 pm (10 years ago)

    Beautiful dress for beautiful place!

  29. Vamoose
    August 28, 2009 at 6:37 pm (10 years ago)

    my gosh, the colour and texture of that dress is so lovely.

  30. Jenny Cindy
    August 28, 2009 at 8:36 pm (10 years ago)

    I love the dress, it’s so cute and girly but it somehow looks very cool and laid back on you! <3
    And the shoes of course are stunning (got them too)

  31. quelle
    August 28, 2009 at 9:04 pm (10 years ago)

    i love the layers of ruffles and lace of your dress and the fact that all these photos tie together so well in terms of colour. xx

  32. Vanessa
    August 29, 2009 at 12:15 am (10 years ago)

    beautiful colors!

  33. KAELA
    August 29, 2009 at 1:31 am (10 years ago)

    What a precious dress! I love the feminine layers… it fits in so perfectly to those surroundings.

    x kaela

    P.s. Good thing your heels are comfy – all that walking is a solid effort!

  34. Marcella
    August 29, 2009 at 4:33 am (10 years ago)

    What a picturesque location, these shots belong in an editorial!

  35. Jenny H.
    August 29, 2009 at 5:16 am (10 years ago)

    i just came across your blog and i LOVE IT.
    you are so gorgeous.

    would you like to trade links>
    lemmeee know.

  36. A.n.E
    August 29, 2009 at 10:35 am (10 years ago)

    wow! love that sequence of images. your dress looks as rhythmic and detailed as the architraves!!

  37. Julia J.
    August 29, 2009 at 1:33 pm (10 years ago)

    amazing pictures!
    and i love the shoes 🙂

  38. sexyinthecity
    August 29, 2009 at 2:08 pm (10 years ago)

    Beautiful place and beautiful outfit!!

  39. Raez
    August 29, 2009 at 4:17 pm (10 years ago)

    so gorgeous, as always! I love the neutral colours in this picture, very relaxed…

    xx raez

  40. Ale.
    August 29, 2009 at 4:38 pm (10 years ago)

    The dress is amazing & the place is to die for.


  41. Sophia
    August 29, 2009 at 6:48 pm (10 years ago)

    WOW! these photos are magnificent and really make me dream of a vacation far far away from the city. i cannot believe you climbed steps in those boots! RESPECT, hun.


    ps. man, i’ve been MIA from your blog so long, just mad busy. so glad i’m back and enjoying all these lovely posts!

  42. rossovelvet
    August 30, 2009 at 1:24 pm (10 years ago)

    I adore how you fit in with the architecture.
    I adore your baroccodramatical outfit.
    I adore the colors, I adore the light, I adore everything.

    Congrats !!!!

  43. meghan
    August 30, 2009 at 3:44 pm (10 years ago)

    this is definitely one of my favorite outfits by you, the layering is literally perfect!

    September 3, 2009 at 4:26 pm (10 years ago)

    ooooooooooh i have that dress! it’s amazing isn’t it?!!! xx

  45. amyaddams
    October 23, 2009 at 8:59 am (9 years ago)

    hehe, your outfit matches your location :]


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